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Mar 20th, 2014
Lawyers for Mali’s detained former coup leader say he is on a hunger strike to protest being moved to a town south of the capital. Amadou Haya Sanogo is now held in Selingue, about 90 miles (150 kilometers) south of Bamako. One of his attorneys, Djibrille Coulibaly, said Thursday the move was u...
Jan 6th, 2014
By Betre Yacob A mass grave has been discovered in Addis Ababa, the capital of Ethiopia, containing at least 6 bodies of young men, who may have been executed in the past few years. The identities of the bodies are still remained unclear. The grave was accidentally found in the area called Ferensay-l...
Sep 25th, 2011
Libya’s interim authorities said on Sunday they had found a mass grave in the capital containing the bodies of more than 1,270 people killed by Muammar Gaddafi’s security forces in a 1996 massacre at Tripoli’s Abu Salim prison. The uprising that toppled Gaddafi last month was ignite...
In Crime & Corruption
Feb 2nd, 2011
Police in Tanzania are investigating the discovery of a mass grave in Dar es Salaam containing the bodies of 10 newborn babies. Residents of Tanzania’s main city found them in a shallow pit about 100m from Mwananyamala Hospital on Monday. Some of the corpses were wrapped in a sheet belonging to...
Dec 5th, 2010
SURVIVORS of the December 1 invasion of Ayakoromor community in Burutu Local Government Area of Delta State by the Joint Task Force, JTF, on the Niger-Delta, code-named Operation Restore Hope, yesterday, gave chilling details of how they escaped death, their kinsmen killed and homes razed. They also ...